Posted in Early Years, ISBI, Sims 4

ISBI 1.8 – Romance

– Grimm Idiots –


Score: +110 Points

Oberon brings Kenya home from school again and I take it as a hint that they might want me to set them up for something more than just friends.

Ehren befriends Kenya and then I have him talk to Oberon about hooking up with Kenya.

08-31-20_4-26-04 PMIt started out looking pretty good, Oberon didn’t think badly about Kenya.

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But then something clearly went wrong. I’ll just stay out of it (for now).

Meanwhile Norah all of a sudden remembers she’s an alien and does some of her alien voodoo on Ehren (A/N: I wasn’t fast enough to get a screenshot). The seem to be a bit conflicted on what actually happened.

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Long story short, Norah got some of Ehren’s focus and went to play chess by herself.

Portia is still having a horrible mood swing. She spends a lot of time shouting forbidden words – at basically anyone and anything.

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Well, now you really have something to be mad about!
Just shut the Plum up….!

Okay, retreating!

Remember, I bought that expensive research machine so that Ehren didn’t have to leave the house so much for his daily work tasks.

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It would seem that the game had other plans.
Ehren now has to go the university to do guest speakings *sigh*

… which seems to be bugged. There’s no option for to do “Guest Speak” and the “Visit University Law Class” just makes Ehren bug out in a T-Pose.

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Waste of time!

Back at home Ehren finishes his other task and then decides to help Astra complete her school project – in a very dark backyard.

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A in School: +5 Points

The next day Astra is rewarded for Ehren’s hard work – yay!

Our other kids have not had a good day at all.
Both Bellatrix and Portia had a test that didn’t go well so they are stressed.

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Oberon is having a severe mood swing. Poor kid 😦

Norah gets a promotion – the last one for what I suspect will be a long time since she hasn’t shown any interest in the easel for a while now.

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She’s also like a vacation day. I should probably let her have one.

Ehren also gets a promotion.

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Portia seems to have a death-wish – she just loves repairing electronics.

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Norah too – she took over when I had Ehren interrupt Portia’s attempt 🙄

You’ll be happy to know that everyone survived – not that they would actually die from being electrocuted – at least not the first time.

Portia is about to grow up and move out. Our first-born and most intelligent child.

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Positive Character Trait x 3: +15 Points

Portia’s last trait is Family-Oriented. I have her move into a nice house in Brindleton Bay so that she might have room for a husband and a bunch of kids – or the two allowed by my MCCC settings. She never produced a single negative point and she moves out with a personal score of +45 points.

Next up for a birthday celebration is Astra.

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She hasn’t maxed any skills or completed any aspiration milestones something Ehren and I should probably be better at working on with the kids in general.

Astra is so pretty – and she sure is the Sim who smiles the most in this household.

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Astra has rolled Materialistic for her teen trait and she wants to become a Master Maker. I could totally see her running a business that sells fruity fizzy juice.

It’s actually also Love Day today – but I don’t think Norah wants to go on a date.

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Ehren decides that they can have Love Day at home and offers Norah a rose.

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Norah loves the rose and gives Ehren one in return. She even adds a cute note to it. Aw, thanks Norah – most favourite alien 💕

After Norah has had one of her refreshing Disco-Naps it’s time for blowing kisses and eating birthday cake…

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… and kisses in the new pool.

Ehren even tries out the new bubble blower. He has no clue how to us it but I think he had fun anyway.

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*cough sputter cough*
… or maybe not.

Portia doesn’t seem to like being all alone in her new house in Brindleton Bay. She has only been gone for a few hours when she comes to visit. She is given a key so that she can let herself in in the future.

She is distracting Ehren who is working on yet another children’s book.

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It seems the distraction was just what he needed. It’s a Bestseller and also get’s nominated for an award at the upcoming Starlight Accolade (A/N: That I’ll most likely forget about…)

Score: +130 Points

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6 thoughts on “ISBI 1.8 – Romance

  1. Omg I love Astra’s little gapped front teeth!!! ❤ (she's my favorite . . . I want to see the pink-themed fruity fizzy juice bar. I need this in my lyfe . . .) Also, the Alien Probe/Skill Sharing Telepathy toward the beginning almost made me spit my drink. *applause*

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      1. No – I roll for their looks, traits etc – Looks and traits are based on their parents/grandparents if they have any 🙂
        I like to make my Sims look “imperfect” and I think the tooth gap among others things adds a bit of quirk and personality to them so I’m always happy when my Sims roll something like that 😀

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